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India offers development aid to Myanmar’s Rakhine

Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 6 (IANS) India has committed development assistance to Rakhine state in Myanmar where large-scale violence blamed on the minority Rohingya Muslim community has claimed the lives of security personnel and innocent people and triggered...

NTPC offers 2.74 cr equity shares to staff at below Rs 160/share

New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) State-run NTPC Ltd on Wednesday announced it has offered 2.74 crore equity shares to its employees at a discounted price of Rs 159.60 per share. “… the government of India has offered 2,74,02,498 equity shares of Rs...

Working to quickly boost exports partly hit by GST : Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The new Commerce Minister, Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said his ministry is looking at ways to quickly boost India’s exports which are currently facing “challenging times”, partly on account of the implementation...

USAID, GIZ launch conference on grid integration of renewable energy

New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The US Agency for International Development and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), under bilateral cooperation with the Ministry of Power (MOP) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE),...

RIL forays into new materials, buys Kemrock Industries’ assets

Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) on Wednesday announced its foray into the composites, or new materials, business with its acquisition of assets of Kemrock Industries based at Vadodara in Gujarat. “RIL participated...
DGH organized an interactive session on India – A new E&P Paradigm in Aberdeen, Scotland

DGH organized an interactive session on India – A new E&P Paradigm in Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen, 5th September, 2017 In continuation to the Interactive Session organized by on 4th September 2017 in London, Directorate General of Hydrocarbon (DGH) organized an interactive session on ‘India – A new E&P Paradigm’ in Aberdeen...
Teachers should train students   to cope up all situations equally : V.Thangapandian, Director (Power), NLCIL

Teachers should train students to cope up all situations equally : V.Thangapandian, Director (Power), NLCIL

Shri V.Thangapandian, Director (Power), Shri R.Vikraman, Director (HR) presenting the NLCIL Best Head Mistress Award for the year 2016-17 and Cash prize to Smt. P .Raja Lakshmi, Head Mistress, NLCIL Girl’s HSS at the Teachers’ Day Celebrations on...
India shares Myanmar’s concerns over security men’s killing in Rakhine : PM Modi

India shares Myanmar’s concerns over security men’s killing in Rakhine : PM Modi

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi delivering his statement during the joint media briefing with the State Counsellor of Myanmar, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, at Presidential Palace, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 6 (IANS) With the issue of Rohingya...

Power snap brings trains on Phagwara-Amritsar section to a halt

Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) Rail traffic on the busy Phagwara-Amritsar section of the Amritsar-Delhi route was disrupted for several hours on Wednesday due to the snapping of the overhead power lines after an accident involving a car. Nearly a dozen-odd...

India-Russia friendship rock solid: Sushma

Vladivostok (Russia), Sep 6 The friendship between India and Russia is solid like a rock, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said during a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov here on Wednesday. According to a tweet by the Indian...

Modi gifts Suu Kyi her IIAS fellowship proposal reproduction

Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 6  In a special gesture, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gifted Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi a reproduction of her research proposal for a fellowship in the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Shimla. “Presented...

Oil & gas PSUs contribute to flood relief fund

Six central oil & gas PSUs, viz., IndianOil, ONGC, BPCL, HPCL, GAIL and OIL, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, have contributed Rs. 15 crore to the Flood Relief Fund of the Chief Minister of Bihar to...
India, Myanmar sign 11 agreements

India, Myanmar sign 11 agreements

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi witnessing the signing of agreement, at Presidential Palace, in Naypyidaw, Myanmar on September 06, 2017. Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 6  With New Delhi’s increasing emphasis...

Security core to our end-to-end Cloud architecture: Microsoft India

New Delhi, Sep 6 When it comes to securing data in the Cloud, enterprises, including small and medium businesses (SMBs), have to learn that security is not an isolated offering but an inherent part of the end-to-end architecture as they begin to adopt...
India shares concerns over situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine

India shares concerns over situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, on his arrival, at Presidential Palace, in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 6  India on Wednesday shared its concerns with Myanmar over the situation in the...
Demonetisation to have high short-term economic costs, Rajan cautioned government

Demonetisation to have high short-term economic costs, Rajan cautioned government

New Delhi, Sep 6 The demonetisation tool used by the Indian government to drive out black money could have long-term benefits but its short-term economic costs would outweigh them, ex-Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan feels. “I was asked...
Modi in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

Modi in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 6  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Myanmar amid a raging crisis involving Rohingyas in the country’s Rakhine state. Soon after his arrival here, he called on Myanmar President...

India must push for gas pipeline from Iran-Oman: Assocham

New Delhi, Sep 6  India must push for a trans-national deep water gas pipeline from Iran, passing through Oman but by-passing Pakistan, to feedstock the country’s power, fertilizer and steel plants in an environment-friendly and affordable way...
International Finance Corporation invests $10 mn in Power2SME

International Finance Corporation invests $10 mn in Power2SME

New Delhi, Sep 6  International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has invested $10 million as equity in e-commerce firm Power2SME that helps small and medium companies buy raw materials at bulk prices and get working capital...
Power Minister R.K Singh says ‘will continue Goyal’s good work’

Power Minister R.K Singh says ‘will continue Goyal’s good work’

New Delhi, Sep 6  Assuring that the good work started by his predecessor Piyush Goyal will be continued, new Power Minister R.K. Singh on Tuesday said he would meet all standards of performance set by Goyal in making India energy-surplus. “My...